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Nesutan (YTB-338)
Nesutan (YT-338) (1942 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Golf - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down in 1942 at Calumet Shipyard and Drydock Co., Chicago, IL. under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 445)
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 4 November 1942
  • Placed in service as Nesutan (YT-338), 10 November 1942
  • Converted for Naval service at Navy Yard Boston, MA., circa January to February 1943
  • Allocated to the 7th Naval District
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large (YTB-338), 15 May 1944
  • Reallocated to the 13th Naval District, circa August 1945
  • Placed out of service and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, in March 1946
  • Reactived, 25 July 1947, for duty in the 13th Naval District
  • Placed out of service, 13 June 1950, and turned over to the US Army, at Seattle, WA., designated LT-1928
  • Struck from the Naval Register (List of Service Craft), 26 September 1950
  • Sold by the US Army in 1960 to the American Tug Boat Co., Everett, WA., renamed George S.
  • Sold in 1977 to the Puget Sound Tug and Barge Co. of Seattle, WA
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 237 t.
    Length 100' 10"
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 13 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel

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    Nesutan (YT-338 / YTB-338)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
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    Last Updated 22 February 2008